Saturday in Kreuth, Germany, was all about the NRHA Germany Breeders Futurity 4-year-old Finals. Taking the lead in the Level (L)4 Non Pro division was Spain with Andreu Nogue Puig and his mare, Simple The Best 66, closing their powerful run with a 221.5. The Breeders Futurity is open to horses nominated in the Breeding Program which counted an amazing 760 weanlings nominated in 2021.

As the leaves started to change color around the area of Ostbayernhalle in Kreuth, Germany, reiners from multiple European countries made their way to compete in the 3- and 4-year-old NRHA Germany Breeders Futurity. On Friday, the 3-year-old Futurity filled the arena with cheering and excitement.

On October 6, the 2022 National Reined Cow Horse Association Snaffle Bit Futurity®, presented by Metallic Cat, rolls back to Cowtown. This year, the premier event for reined cow horses boasts the biggest payday in the history of the event for the Futurity Open Champion, brings back the Hackamore Classic presented by Oswood Stallion Station, and continues fan favorite events like the Cowboy Class, the Metallic Cat After Party following the October 22 Finals, and multiple special events.

Team Belgium enjoyed a perfect day today when not only winning the prestigious Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ 2022 Final but also earning a qualifying spot for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. It was their third victory since the Longines Final was first established at the Real Club de Polo in Barcelona, Spain back in 2013. They came out on top in 2015, and then did it again three years later, but today’s success was particularly sweet.

The reining world said goodbye to one of its most successful broodmares on September 27, 2022, when Miss Tinseltown (Great Red Pine X Ms Holywood Showtime) passed.

Shawn Flarida, an icon in the National Reining Horse Association, recently passed a major career milestone. The charismatic trainer, who hails from Springfield, Ohio, became only the second NRHA member in history to pass more than $7,000,000 in lifetime earnings.

100-Year Breeders

September 30, 2022

The W.T. Waggoner Estate and King Ranch have been breeding American Quarter Horses for 100 years.

The American Quarter Horse Association is proud to recognize two historic Texas ranches that have been breeding American Quarter Horses for 100 consecutive years: W.T. Waggoner Estate and the King Ranch. Even though the Association and its registry were founded in 1940, these two ranches already had horse herds, several of which were inspected and admitted for registration with AQHA.

FORT WORTH – In response to the feedback from NCHA membership and at the recommendation of event producer Taylor Sheridan, the National Cutting Horse Association announces that earnings from the 2023 Run For A Million cutting competition will no longer count for the Open world standings and will instead count towards horse and rider lifetime earnings.

FORT WORTH, Tex. – In mid-December, WCRA (World Champions Rodeo Alliance) will bring world-class rodeo back to Texas with the four-day Cowtown Christmas Championship Rodeo in Fort Worth at the legendary Cowtown Coliseum Dec. 14-17.
Riding an unbelievable wave of momentum, RC Landingham (Hat Creek, California) could make western sports history as he caps off a dominant 2022 Triple Crown of Rodeo series by winning the Triple Crown of Rodeo: a $1 million bonus to any one athlete or collection of athletes who win first place in any three consecutive majors.

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